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Help Your Chicks Grow Healthy Feathers
February 26, 2019 . · Feed & Health

When raising chicks, you want to be sure that they grow healthy feathers. Feathers provide temperature control and protection from the elements. They are essential to your chickens being healthy …

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BYP Special Issue — Winterizing Your Flock; A Winter Menu for Poultry

By Lisa Jansen Mathews I receive calls each winter concerning loss of chickens or the reduction in egg production. Both of these issues are related to diet. The callers are pleased …

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Building Your First First Aid Kit for Chicken Injuries

By Jen Pitino, Idaho Dealing with an illness or injury is unavoidable when raising any animal. Usually medical help for your sick pet is no further than a car ride …

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How to Make Tempera Paint with Egg Yolk
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Artist Tinúviel Sampson gladly shares her secrets behind how to make tempera paint using backyard chicken and duck eggs. But first, she says, prepare the right ground. By “ground,” she …

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Candling Eggs and Advanced Techniques for Artificial Incubation & Hatching

By Rob Banks, England – Candling eggs is an age-old technique that has modern applications in incubating and hatching poultry. After studying the incubation of many species and breeds it became …

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How to Cook Stewing Hens and Roosters
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

A friend of mine approached me several months ago and asked if we wanted a few roosters. I sighed and asked what was going on knowing that if we took them, they …

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French Toast Casserole

By Hannah McClure I’ll admit, this recipe may be one of my favorites, but it is a seasonal one in our home. It brings the comfort of a warm kitchen …

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A Golden Find — Goose Egg Recipes

Photos and Story By Janice Cole, Minnesota Goose eggs are precious. It turns out that finding goose eggs can almost be as hard as finding a golden egg. The reason? …

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Cooking With Every Part of a Chicken

Photos & Story By Janice Cole, Minnesota “Waste not want not” is the new mantra for today’s trend-setters. Food waste is a hot topic and progressive chefs are leading the …

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Recipes: Bones And Water, The Perfect Elixir

By Janice Cole, Minnesota Whether you’re a fan of the latest craze, bone broth, or have been making stocks, broths, bouillon and consommé for years and wonder what all the …

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